Tabor tennis sweeps Hesston in dual match

The Tabor College tennis teams found success in last Thursday?s dual match with Hesston College.

The Bluejay men defeated Hesston, 7-2, to bring their season record to 4-4.

?On the men?s match we really came out and put ourselves in a good position, winning all three doubles matches,? coach Michael Hagen said. ?Our No. 1 doubles team of Mike Jaderston and David Simmet played very well.?

In singles, the Bluejays? No. 3 through No. 6 singles players came out and took care of business quickly.

?Hesston is a good team and winning 7-2 is a great win for the guys,? Hagen said.

The Tabor women defeated Hesston, 9-0, to make their season record 3-4.

?Our girls really came out playing well from the beginning,? Hagen said. ?I was extremely happy with the way our women came out and took care of business, 9-0.?

He said Hesston had an injury in their lineup, which hurt their performance.

?It was a good finish going into spring break,? Hagen said. ?I?m excited to come back from spring break and start the conference season.?

Bethel College?Tabor competed against Bethel College Friday and Saturday, March 11-12.

For the men, Sam Brucks won the E bracket, Jeremy Reiswig took second in the C bracket, Kelyn Vix won the D bracket and Jake Brucks took second in the D bracket.

In men?s doubles, Mike Jaderston and David Simmet won the consolation draw of the A bracket. Gabriel Valle and Sam Brucks placed second in the D bracket. Tyler Dort and Jeremy Reiswig won the B bracket.

For the women, Amanda Gayer took third in the A bracket, Brynne Mitchell placed third in the B bracket and Katie Chlumsky won the C bracket.

No doubles teams placed.

The Bluejays will not play any more individual tournaments until around the end of the conference season.

Coming?The Bluejays are scheduled to face Oklahoma Wesleyan on the road this Friday. They also are to compete with John Brown University at noon Saturday at Oklahoma Baptist University, before facing nationally ranked Oklahoma Baptist later in the day.

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